You are expecting a baby and you love the names found in the Bible or that they have biblical references anyway? We offer you a series of names for girls and boys belonging to one of the oldest sacred texts in history, the Bible.
Below, along with the most popular biblical female and masculine names, you will also find names of Bible prophets and English biblical names.
In this article
- Biblical female names
- Biblical male names
- Names of Biblical Prophets
- English biblical names
Biblical female names
In the Old and New Testament there are so many beautiful girl names, from which you can draw inspiration for your little girls. Here are a few.
Name of Hebrew origin. It means: "God is joy", but also "helpful". In the Old Testament it was worn by the Jewish dancer wife of Nabal and later of David, to whom he gave his son Daniel. The name day falls on September 1st.
In Hebrew it means: "gift of God". Name present in the Old Testament, where it is also used to indicate the city of Jerusalem. The name day can be celebrated on November 1st.
Ancient Hebrew name, it could mean: "daughter of the oath". In the Old Testament, Bathsheba is the woman that King David marries after having her husband Uriah killed, and of whom King Solomon would be born. The name day can be celebrated on November 1st.
It is the Hebrew name carried by the protagonist of the biblical book of the same name: Esther, a Jewish girl who becomes the wife of the king of Babylon Ahasuerus. The name day is celebrated on 1 July.
Hebrew origin and means: "she who gives life, who makes fruitful". In the Old Testament it is the name of the first woman deceived by the snake. The name day can be celebrated on 6 September, in memory of Sant'Eva.
It originates from the name with which Jewish women in exile in Palestine were indicated, Yehudit. Judith in the Old Testament is also the woman who killed the commander of the Assyrian invaders: Holofernes. The name day is celebrated on May 6 and June 16.
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The Old and New Testaments are full of female characters with beautiful names and from which we can take inspiration in choosing the name for our daughter. They range from the most original, ...
Biblical male names
There are many male names in the Bible: from these you can draw inspiration for your children. Here are the most important.
Hebrew name. English and French voice of Abel, name of Hebrew origin, attributed by tradition to the son of Adam and Eve, a young shepherd devoted to God and obedient, killed out of a feeling of envy by the friar Cain. The biblical episode is reflected in the etymology of the name which seems to be translated as "waste", "vanity", referring to the at least apparent uselessness of a young broken life. In fact, the figure of Abel in the Old Testament is a prefiguration of that of Jesus, the sacrificial lamb of the New Testament. The name day is celebrated on August 5th.
In Hebrew Adamh means "born of the earth", in fact the Creator created Adam from dust and mud. The name day is celebrated on May 16th.
Name of Hebrew origin. It means: "my God is Yahweh". The name day is celebrated on 20 July.
Of Hebrew origin, it means gift from Jehovah or God [Yō (abbreviation of Yahvé-'God') - nāthan (gift)] ". The variants of the Paesene are Jonathan, Jonah, Jonathan. In English Johnatan. Nameday: 1 September (San Jonah, prophet of the Old Testament); 1 November (Jonathan is an adhespothus name, that is, he has no patron saint of the same name); 1 August (San Giònato abate)
Hebrew, Yiddish, English multilingual variant of Noah. Meaning: Quiet that refreshes or relieves or consoles, rest.
Name of Hebrew origin. It comes from the name of the prophet Shemu'el, probably means from shem, "name", and from El, "God", meaning "his name is God". The name day is commemorated on August 20. A variant is Samuel.30 PHOTOS
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Names of Biblical Prophets
Here are some names of biblical prophets.
Name of Hebrew origin. It means "God carried you on his arm". The name day is traditionally celebrated on March 31st. With this name the Israeli writer Amos Oz.
Jewish-Aramaic origin. It means: "my judge is God". Nameday: 21st July. Among the famous people, the singer-songwriter Daniele Silvestri.
Name, of Hebrew origin, of one of the prophets of Israel, it means "God frees from shackles". San Geremia is remembered on May XNUMXst.
Hebrew name meaning "gift from Jehovah or God". The name day is the first of September.
Ysha'yah means "God is salvation" or "God provides salvation". The name day falls on July 6.
ZachariasName composed of zakhar, "to remember", and from Yah, "God": "God has remembered". San Zaccaria is remembered on March 22 and September 6. Read also: Baby names inspired by mythological characters
English biblical names
If you are a lover of England, here are some biblical names in the English language.
English variant of David, name of Hebrew origin. It means "loved, beloved" or even "God loves, God loved". The name day is June 26th.
English variant of Dalila, derives from the Hebrew Delilah, which has its semantic root dll (dolal) which means "to languish" or "to vacillate". The name day is celebrated on November XNUMXst.
A name also widely used in England, it derives from the Hebrew name Ephrajim and means "he who bears the fruits". It is a name linked to the cult of Christianity. It is celebrated on the 9th of June.
English variant of Jeremiah. Name of one of the prophets of Israel, it means "God frees from shackles". San Geremia is remembered on May 1st.
English variant of Moses. It means "born" or "son". The name day falls on September 4th.
Name also used in England and auspicious, it means "child granted by providence" (to a sterile couple ...).Read also: The 100 (and more) baby names most loved by parents at mymodernparents.com
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